Appointment of new chair of the Nuclear Liabilities Fund

gov 150Jean Venables CBE, former president of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Chief Executive of the Association of Drainage Authorities, has been appointed the new chair of the Nuclear Liabilities Fund (NLF) from 1 July.

She succeeds Lady Balfour of Burleigh who has served seventeen years as a trustee and twelve years as the chair.

Energy and Climate Change Minister Baroness Verma said: “Jean will bring a wealth of experience from her civil engineering career to the role of chair of the Nuclear Liabilities Fund. Her strategic involvement in long term infrastructure projects and her leadership capability will be invaluable to the board of the NLF. We look forward to working with her in the future.

I would like to thank Lady Balfour for her service to the fund. Lady Balfour has led the NLF through a period of considerable change, and her depth of knowledge, judgement and influence have been vital to the successful stewardship of the fund.”

You can find out more about the Nuclear Liabilities Fund here.